Arendsig - Single Vineyard Wines made with minimal interference
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"All of my Single Vineyard blocks are terroir driven"
- Lourens
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"It is important to keep every different clone and grapes from different slopes separate during harvest, as well as in the cellar. It provides more components for the winemaker to experiment with and the opportunity to make a wine with complex flavours."
˜ Lourens van der Westhuizen
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Arendsig Single Vineyard Chardonnay Block: A15 2016

Calcareous, loam, Karoo shale

Macro climate is Mediterranean. Meso-climate is influenced by everyday South Easter during summer and morning fog in winter with big variations in day/night temperatures. 

Location of vineyard:
Between Lageberg and Riviersonderend Mountain range, East facing slope above the banks of the Breede River, South in the Robertson Wine Valley, Wakkerstroom Wes, R317, Arendsig Farm

Citrus, Green Apple, Pineapple
Fresh minerality, rich, round, long lingering taste
2 x 5000L french oak, third fill, Foudre casks and in 225L neutral vessels for 10 months on the lees
Cases produced: 2750 x 6

Ph: 3.07 TA: 7.4 Vol: 13.48%; VSO2: 27 mg/l; TSO2: 114 mg/l; RS: 4.5 g/l

CELLAR DOOR PRICE R130.00 per bottle